Archive for the Category ‘NEWS IN ENGLISH’

The Right to Freedom of Expression: Striving to Widen Democratic Space in Somalia’s Political Transition

The Right to Freedom of Expression: Striving to Widen Democratic Space in Somalia’s Political Transition

This joint report by the United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) focuses on the right to freedom of opinion and expression in Somalia in the context of the country’s democratic transition. The report assesses progress since 2012 and the challenges to […]

FACT SHEET ON SOMALIA’S 2016 ELECTORAL PROCESS

FACT SHEET ON SOMALIA’S 2016 ELECTORAL PROCESS

The contents of this fact sheet are drawn from decisions that were reached about the electoral process during last year’s series of nationwide consultations about electoral model options and subsequent meetings of the National Leadership Forum. These decisions are contained in the Mogadishu Declaration of the National Consultative Forum issued on 16 December 2015 and […]

East Timor Crocodile Farm Angers Locals

East Timor Crocodile Farm Angers Locals

The East Timorese government is planning to open a crocodile farm on an island where many view the animal as sacred. The aim of the move is to stop an increasing number of people being killed by crocodiles, which has seen a rise since culls ended in 2002. But the plan goes against deeply held […]

AU Soldier in Somalia Sentenced for Selling Military Supplies

AU Soldier in Somalia Sentenced for Selling Military Supplies

The sentence is notable as the first time a soldier with the AU mission, AMISOM, has been publicly prosecuted in Somalia, and a rare example of soldier being punished for selling guns and ammunition, a common practice among both AMISOM and Somali National Army soldiers. The Ugandan soldier, Major Pop Francis Origi, was one of […]

Two Explosions Rock Somali Town of Baidoa

Two Explosions Rock Somali Town of Baidoa

Two huge explosions Sunday rocked the center of the Somali town of Baidoa, 245 kilometers west of Mogadishu, killing at least 21 people and injuring 60 others, medical officials told Ishabaydhaba. The first blast was caused by a car filled with explosives that was detonated in a busy street near Baidoa Hotel and other business […]

Standing on the Ashes: The Somali South-West State

Standing on the Ashes: The Somali South-West State

Sharif Hassan Sheikh Aden, the President of the Interim South-West Administration (ISWA) in Somalia, is deliberately stemming the natural growth of the nascent federated state by employing “qaraabaysi” (nepotism), patronage, and misuse of public funds. After two decades of civil war, followed by years of Al-Shabaab domination, the region is still in financial and political […]

Press release issued by the South West Somali Association in Sweden

Press release issued by the South West Somali Association in Sweden

Date: 23 July 2015 Örebro, Sweden Purpose: Massacre, widespread looting and displacement in Bakool region, Somalia An emergency meeting on the phone has been held by the members of the executive commitee of South West Somalia Association in Sweden on Wednesday evening 22 July 2015, 19: 30-21: 40 about the reports of mass killings, displacement […]

SOMALI MAAY CELEBRATION IN CANADA

SOMALI MAAY CELEBRATION IN CANADA

Somali Maay language is a source of cultural treasure that all Somalis are immensely proud of. Cognizant of this fact, every year, we gather to celebrate another year of cultural service to share our success. We call this event, “MaayCelebration”, our annual Gala to embrace and develop, and teach ourselves and the world the rich […]

The University of Southern Somalia (USS) Board of Trustees invites nominations and applications for the position of University Administrator

The University of Southern Somalia (USS) Board of Trustees invites nominations and applications for the position of University Administrator

The University of Southern Somalia (USS) Board of Trustees invites nominations and applications for the position of University Administrator.

Prof. Mohamed H Mukhtar: Somalia and the Dependency Syndrome

Prof. Mohamed H Mukhtar: Somalia and the Dependency Syndrome

The recent decision by Merchants Bank of California and other US Financial Regulatory Agencies to ban Somali money transfer institutions known as hawala is praiseworthy action and long overdue. It could be the beginning of a long-awaited solution to the world’s only failed state. Like many African countries, Somalia has been on the international community’s […]

WordPress Blog
Please Write to us via these Emails: Ishabaydhaba@hotmail.com, zoobeyare@hotmail.com
Copyright © 2011. All Rights Reserved. Developed by: Kulung Technology